July 13, 2011 05:49 AM PDT
If it’s getting hot out by you this time of year, know that it’s nothing compared to the summer USA Network is having.
With White Collar as criminally good as ever, Covert Affairs and Burn Notice serving up irresistible spy games, and the new Suits fitting great on the schedule, the cabler is having a moment. But as USA co-presidents Jeff Wachtel and Chris McCumber point out, it’s the aggregate nature of multiple moments like this that enable the network to trumpet “unprecedented” success and “historic” ratings weeks.
TVLine spoke with the USA bosses, inviting them to survey their ever-expanding slate, cop to a recent risky gamble, size up the competition, and assess the state of the brand. Plus: What’s their message for the passionate — and patient! — Psych fans out there? READ MORE